Changing climate Increases urgency of hills fire fleet

Independent Senator for SA Rex Patrick, pictured below, has called for a nationalised aerial fire-fighting fleet to ensure year-round capacity to respond to bushfires.

As bushfires raged across the northern hemisphere, Independent Senator for SA Rex Patrick questioned the Federal Government’s priorities regarding bushfire preparedness.
Senator Patrick said a nationalised aerial fire-fighting fleet was necessary to ensure bushfire readiness at all times of year.